Red-hot Odey, Ilechukwu win March LBA
NPFL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 20/04/2017
MFM duo of Fidelis Ilechukwu and Stephen Odey have been named the League Bloggers Awards (LBA) Manager and Player for March respectively.According to the organisers of the monthly award, Ilechukwu and Odey were the standouts in the NPFL for the month under review.The MFM manager led his team to four wins, two draws and two losses. Ilechukwu masterminded two away draws at Enyimba and Wikki Tourists and then followed up with two back to back victories over title contenders Plateau United and one of the division's heavyweights Rivers United.Ilechukwu also oversaw defeats at Katsina United and Gombe United but his team had put together 14 points, three more than any other side inMarch. The trio of Kabiru Dogo of Nasarawa United, Abdullahi Biffo of Abia Warriors and Kadiri Ikhana of Kano Pillars fell short as theirteams got 11 points apiece.Odey was influential in front of goal for MFM FC, scoring seven of their 10 goals in March - 70 per cent of their total goals for themonth under review. The teenage forward scored the winner in their 1-0 win over Remo Stars on Matchday 12 and followed up with another strikein a 1-1 draw at Enyimba the next matchday.